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Test Driving The Defensive Edge LRMK 338 EDGE + P

 
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Old 05-27-2012, 09:55 PM
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Re: Test Driving The Defensive Edge LRMK 338 EDGE + P

Thanks.

Just wondering whether there may be any difference in the physics of the recoil phase due to the different ergonomics of the stock design.

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Re: Test Driving The Defensive Edge LRMK 338 EDGE + P

The bipod to rear of the rifle distance is only an inch or two longer than a conventional rifle, the thing that makes it track and shoot easier i sthe fact that 85% of the weight is behind the bipod instead of in front of it. If you scale a conventional rifle at the rear where the bag rides it doesn't weigh much the LRKM puts 3 to 4 times as much weight down on the rear bag making it easier to track well. The overall balance is very neutral making offhand shooting much easier if it is necessary.
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Old 05-28-2012, 01:01 AM
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Re: Test Driving The Defensive Edge LRMK 338 EDGE + P

Thanks Shawn,

Good to know that tail heavy makes for a solid ride on the bags.

Now I'm curious to know if extending a forestock to near the muzzle would influence ride and accuracy?

Although if it was a significant then the benchrest guys would probably all be running stocks or tubes that finished at the muzzle.

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Re: Test Driving The Defensive Edge LRMK 338 EDGE + P

Well it is in the works and I have my place in line for a LRKM. Just a few details to discuss on the build. I am stoked and looking forward to this one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Test Driving The Defensive Edge LRMK 338 EDGE + P

What caliber are you going with?
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Re: Test Driving The Defensive Edge LRMK 338 EDGE + P

Jeff,

Go ahead you can tell him.
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Re: Test Driving The Defensive Edge LRMK 338 EDGE + P

Just seen this post. Ok I have to be different you know. Even after shooting the EDGE + P and sending 300 Bergers at 3135 fps. I asked Shawn to build me something off the 338 Lapua case with his + P design. So Shawn is deciding on case taper and shoulder angle, plus we are going to blow it out to something like an AI. I trust Shawn to come up with a totally awesome chambering off the LM case just like he did with the EDGE. I am stoked!!! The new found velocity of the Plus P will send those 300 Bergers with authority and with the way the Bergers expand better than anything I have ever shot long distance, combined with their unmatched accuracy at long distances I feel very good about some long distance elk whacking.

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